Welcome to Lower Lonsdale

A mere 12 minutes from Downtown Vancouver, you’ll never want to spend time anywhere else! Explore the North Shore’s bustling waterfront which boasts some of the best local markets and attractions.



Restaurant Row in Lower Lonsdale is chock-full of local and international options. Places like Tap and Barrel, Anatoli, and Bowen Island Pizza are delicious community staples with a great atmosphere. From quick bites to fine dining, this area has it all.


As a transit hub, Lower Lonsdale has plenty of spots to get your caffeine fix even when you’re on the go. In addition to familiar coffee chains, there are also places like The Coffeebun Bakery and Shipyards Coffee that serve you with a local smile.


The Commercial District in Lower Lonsdale is a four block row of locally owned shops and boutiques. From jewellery to thrift to fashion, even the most discerning of shoppers will find something to their liking. Elio Tip: Check out Mo’s General Store!


The Lonsdale Waterfront is a visual treat featuring panoramic vistas of downtown Vancouver, the North Shore mountains, and the Lion’s Gate Bridge! Grab some food and head to Waterfront Park or walk along the Spirit Trail for a relaxing afternoon.


Lower Lonsdale is one of the friendliest biking, walking, and pet areas in the city. For those looking for more intensive workouts, try a spin class at one of four studios or sweat out the day’s stress at Moksha Hot Yoga. It’s easy to be active here.


Lower Lonsdale is the site of two of Vancouver’s higher education campuses. Both BCIT Marine and CapU Lonsdale are right in the centre of the action along Lonsdale’s waterfront. Lower Lonsdale also has an elementary, secondary, and catholic school.


 In this historic waterfront, there’s no shortage of things to do. The Lonsdale Quay Market and Shipyards District are popular destinations and great for families. For art lovers, check out the Polygon Gallery to see media and photographic modern art.


There’s no better way to end a day of shopping and eating than to relax at one of the twenty different spas available in Lower Lonsdale. No matter what you’re looking for, the beauticians and therapists of Lower Lonsdale are ready to help you.